A statement by President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) Femi Adesina says that the president has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Condé, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health.
Adesina said that Buhari had earlier made a phone call to Conde, who is the current Chairman of the Assemblies of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
“I thank you for your kind and thoughtful action in organizing nationwide prayers for my good health. It is a gesture that I will forever cherish and treasure.
“Your Excellency will be pleased to hear that I am making good progress, and as [...]
The UK has said that it will begin to ban the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles from the year 2040 in a bid to reduce air pollution.
According to Punch, the British High Court demanded the government produces plans to tackle illegal nitrogen dioxide pollution, which is largely caused by diesel emissions.
“Diesel drivers are not to blame and, to help them switch to cleaner vehicles, the government will consult on a targeted scrappage scheme, one of a number of measures to support motorists affected by local plans,” a government spokesperson said.
The British Minister of Environment Michael Gove is expected to present a £3 billion air pollution plan that is [...]
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has revealed that the integrated waste management services contract recently sealed by the State Government with a leading environmental utility group, Visionscape, is targeted at ending the perennial flooding confronting the State and ensuring a clean and livable environment.
Speaking at a sensitization workshop on 2017 Water Technology and Environmental Control Conference and Exhibition (WATEC) held at Ikeja, Governor Ambode said the overall objective of the new environmental policy of his administration encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), was basically to capitalize on the vantage position of Lagos as the world’s [...]
The Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has refuted claims that he said he planned to ban the production of Nigerian movies and videos overseas.
According to Punch, Mohammed said this at the Creative Industry Financing Conference held at Eko Hotels with the theme ‘Financing the Film, Television and Music Industries.’
He said this as a reaction to the criticism trailing the reported statement. He claimed he never said all music and films would or must be produced in Nigeria.
At COSON, I said that I would work to amend the National Broadcasting Commission’s code to ensure that if a product is designated a Nigerian product, it must be [...]
Abia State House of Assembly speaker Chikwendu Kalu allegedly ordered policemen to shoot Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials who stopped a vehicle with his wife in it.
According to Punch the officials had stopped the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) along the Umuikaa/Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.
A source who spoke to the press said:
When the vehicle was stopped (by the FRSC officials), the driver refused to stop, only for him to stop at a distance.
The driver reversed the vehicle and it was discovered that a woman in the passenger seat in front, is an officer of the Department of State Services (DSS) attached to the governor’s wife.
The DSS [...]
Lola Rae returns with the remix of her previously released single ”One Time” featuring Dancehall act Patoranking and RDX .
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Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has granted bail to Nollywood marketer, Seun Egbegbe and one Oyekan Ayomide who were arrested and arraigned on 36 counts of Advance Fee Fraud.
Oguntoyinbo granted them N5 million bail each to both accused. She said:
Both accused should be granted bail of N5 million with two sureties each in a sum of N2.5million. That is four sureties altogether. One of the sureties must be a civil servant who has attained level 16 while the other surety must be a land owner in any part of Lagos metropolis.
The landowner must submit Certificate of Ownership of the [...]
Nigerian rapper Ice Prince, in a recent interview with Linda Ikeji TV, talks about how he missed out on going to University because he was unable to pay the registration fee, his father’s death, he shares on how he’s always the one who cheats in his relationships and talks about his ex-girlfriend, Maima and the situation in which she was accused of cheating on him,
Nigerian-American rapper, Wale‘s daughter, Oluwakemi is reppin’ her fatherland and we’re loving it!
Wale shared the adorable photo of the cute little baby rocking a onesie with the Nigerian Coat of Arms.
Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu, took to his Instagram page a couple of days ago to share a post asking why people treat women like objects and how every marriage has its ups and downs.
He also said that’s why a good woman is to marry a noble man, sharing his thoughts on how a marriage should be and how you should try and work things out especially if they are children involved.
Well, it seems like Tonto Dikeh wholeheartedly agreed with him as she left a comment saying “God bless you” on the post.
This brought about a lot of attention so she has now deleted the comment.
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Football player Russell Wilson keeps counting his blessings. Last night, he posted photos from a ski trip he took with Ciara and her toddler son Future this holiday season and was full of praises for them.
He thanked God for bringing them into his life and expressed how excited he is to be having a baby soon.
Former President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima became a year older last Friday and she celebrated with friends and family.
Present at her birthday celebration were colleagues in the movie industry and beneficiaries of the scholarship scheme she will be financing.
As part of her birthday celebration, Ibinabo will grant 5 children across the country, scholarship.
This was revealed by Actor, Chidimma Aneke on Instagram. Chidimma, who was present at the party took to Instagram to disclose the news, saying:
“With my twinny @realchidiebereaneke & Sis @ibinabofiberesima [...]